1945-1980

Events

Chinese Communist Revolution

1946 - 1950

Truman Doctrine issued

1947

Marshall Plan issued

April 3 1948

NSC-68 issued

April 14 1950

Korean War

June 25 1950 - July 27 1953

Brown v. Board of Education

1954

Warsaw Pact established

May 14 1955

Cuban Missile Crisis

October 14 1962 - October 28 1962

Civil Rights Act of 1964 enacted

July 2 1964

Americans land on the moon

July 20 1969

Paris Peace Accords signed

January 27 1973

Camp David Accords

September 17 1978